Flood Alert Info - Upper River Derwent

Flood Alert Currently in Force

Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 17:54
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following rainfall and snowmelt from the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Please be aware that persistent and heavy rain is forecast from tonight, Monday 18/01/2021 and will continue through until early Thursday 21/01/2021. We expect river levels to rise again in response to this additional rainfall. Please avoid walking or driving through flood water and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message early on Tuesday morning 19/01/2021, or as the situation changes.

Area Description

The Upper Derwent and Scarborough areas, including land around The Sea Cut at Scalby, Throxenby Beck, Old Malton, and Priorpot Beck in Norton.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 10:05
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following rainfall and snowmelt from the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Please be aware that persistent and heavy rain is forecast from Monday 18/01/2021 and will continue through until early Thursday 21/01/2021, we expect levels to rise again. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast . We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Monday afternoon, 18/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 01:18
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following the rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Snow is melting, river levels remain high and are forecast to remain at these levels for several days. Please be aware that further rain is forecast through from Monday evening 18th January, following which we would expect to see levels start to rise again. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 18:28
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following the rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Snow is melting, river levels remain high and are forecast to remain at these levels for several days. Please be aware that further rain is forecast through from Monday evening 18th January, following which we would expect to see levels start to rise again. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 09:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following the rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Snow is melting, river levels remain high and are forecast to remain at these levels for several days. Please be aware that further rain is forecast through from Monday evening 18th January, following which we would expect to see levels start to rise again. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 02:14
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following the rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Levels remain high, and are forecast to remain at these levels for several days. Please be aware that further rain is forecast through Monday night to Wednesday morning, following which we would expect to see levels start to rise again. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 18:47
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force following the rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Levels remain high, and are forecast to remain at these levels for several days. Please be aware that further rain is forecast through Monday night to Wednesday morning, following which we would expect to see levels start to rise again. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 10:18
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force, with further rain and snow falling on Saturday morning 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes and Malton. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 16:49
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force, with further rain and snow forecast for Saturday 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 09:09
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as further rain and snow has fallen on Thursday 14/01/2021 with more forecast for Saturday 16/01/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 17:52
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as further rain and snow has fallen on Thursday 14/01/2021 with more forecast for Saturday 16/02/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes as levels here are continuing to rise slowly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 11:11
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force and this message has been re-issued to customers as further rain and snow is forecast for today and Saturday 16/02/2021. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes as levels here are continuing to rise slowly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2021 18:01
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to rainfall and melting snow, with further rain and snow forecast over the next few days. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes as levels here are continuing to rise slowly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2021 08:45
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2021 23:29
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2021 14:25
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2021 08:24
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2021 00:27
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning 12/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2021 16:45
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2021 08:30
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2021 23:30
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2021 17:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2021 09:00
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2021 23:22
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2021 17:47
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2021 09:18
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, there is continued risk of flooding of roads and farmland. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Low Marishes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday evening, 09/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2021 23:19
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight on Friday 08/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads from Mowthorpe downstream. River levels have risen throughout the afternoon at Mowthorpe but have now peaked and have started to fall slowly. The levels at Low Marishes remain high. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, 09/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2021 15:18
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Friday 08/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads from Mowthorpe downstream. Levels are expected to rise again through Friday evening, and levels at Low Marishes remain high. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2021 07:11
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Friday 08/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2021 23:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Thursday 07/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2021 15:51
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Thursday 07/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2021 08:31
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Thursday 07/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2021 22:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Wednesday 6/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2021 17:14
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Wednesday 6/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2021 08:54
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high through the Vale of Pickering due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Wednesday 6/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly, however levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2021 16:05
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday, 06/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels at Malton have now peaked, and are falling very slowly. Levels upstream at Low Marishes continue to rise very slowly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2021 07:50
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Tuesday, 05/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels at Malton have now peaked, but will remain high through today. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2021 17:49
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through Monday night and into Tuesday, 05/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are expected to remain at a similar level through this period, or to rise a little further, with more frequent showers expected on Tuesday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2021 09:02
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Monday 04/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising through Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2021 22:03
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Sunday evening and into Monday 04/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising through Sunday night and into Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2021 16:46
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Sunday evening and into Monday 04/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising through Sunday night and into Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2021 09:00
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Sunday 03/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising throughout Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2021 22:10
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Saturday evening, 02/01/2021, and overnight into Sunday 03/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising on Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2021 19:28
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Saturday evening, 02/01/2021, and overnight into Sunday 03/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton. Levels through Malton are rising slowly and will continue rising on Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2021 16:25
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Saturday evening, 02/01/2021, and overnight into Sunday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Levels through Malton have been steadily rising today, but should start to drop overnight and into Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2021 08:59
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected during Saturday 02/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Further rainfall is forecast today and levels around Malton will remain high during Saturday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2021 22:10
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue into Saturday 02/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Further rain has fallen on the Moors and levels around Malton are forecast to start rising again overnight into Saturday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2021 18:20
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue into Saturday 02/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Further rain has fallen on the Moors and levels around Malton are forecast to start rising again overnight into Saturday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2021 10:43
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue on Friday 01/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham. Further rain is forecast on the Moors which may see levels begin to rise again overnight into Saturday 02/01/2021. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2020 17:39
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue on Thursday evening 31/12/2020 and Friday 01/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Levels are falling slowly around Malton but remain high further upstream. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2020 10:11
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue on Thursday 30/12/2020 and Friday 01/01/2021. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Levels are forecast to fall very slowly on Thursday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2020 16:33
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue on Wednesday 30/12/2020 and Thursday 31/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2020 08:27
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella and further rainfall on Monday evening, 28/12/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today, 30/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. We expect levels to remain high over the next few days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday afternoon, 30/12/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 20:26
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella and further rainfall on Monday evening, 28/12/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight into Wednesday 30/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. We expect levels to remain high over the next few days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning, 30/12/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 14:58
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella and further rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Tuesday 29/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. We expect levels to continue rising slowly today, 29/12/2020 and levels will remain high over the next few days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 07:19
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in most places as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella and further rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Tuesday 29/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. We expect levels to continue rising slowly today, 29/12/2020 and remain high over the next few days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 23:38
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in most places as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight and into Tuesday 29/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Further rainfall is expected overnight into Tuesday 29/12/2020 which we expect will keep levels high over the next few days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 16:01
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues this afternoon, Monday 28/12/2020 and will continue overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 08:06
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Monday 28/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads downstream of Yedingham and around Malton, including the Castlegate area. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 23:56
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into Monday 28/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads between Yedingham and Malton. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 21:08
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into Monday 28/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 09:53
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Bella. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today 27/12/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Scattered showers are expected over the course of the day. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Aug 2020 13:27
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high as a result of heavy localised rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. River levels are steady, but still may pose a flood risk. No flood warnings are expected in the area but we are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Aug 2020 05:47
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 21:56
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper River Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to the rainfall that has fallen on Thursday 27/08/2020 and Friday 28/08/2020. Levels are rising slowly in the upper reaches of the River Derwent and Seacut, and are expected to continue to rise slowly for the rest of the day, as some further rain is expected. At the moment we do not expect to issue Flood Warnings on the Seacut, however our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated on the morning of Saturday 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 15:50
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper River Derwent remains in force as river levels are rising due to the rainfall that has fallen on Thursday 27/08/2020 and Friday 28/08/2020. Levels are rising slowly in the upper reaches of the River Derwent and Seacut, and are expected to continue to rise slowly for the rest of the day, as some further rain is expected. At the moment we do not expect to issue Flood Warnings on the Seacut, however our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated on the evening of Friday 28/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 08:10
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued as watercourses respond to overnight rain fall. Levels are rising slowly in the Upper reaches of the River Derwent and Seacut and are expected to rise slowly during the day, as some further rain is expected. At the moment we do not expect to issue Flood Warnings on the Seacut, however we are continually monitoring the changing forecast and will update this message accordingly if required.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2020 10:05
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to persistent heavy rain and showers overnight across the North York Moors. Levels on the upper River Derwent have risen and consequently there has been a river response in The Sea Cut at Mowthorpe and Scalby. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads adjacent to watercourses. Levels elsewhere on the River Derwent are expected to rise and fall on Friday within normal levels, with no flood impacts currently forecast. Further rainfall is forecast during Friday morning, 12/6/20, so river levels are expected to remain high on The Sea Cut. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 18:33
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Levels on the Upper River Derwent are still high but are now falling and will continue to fall on Wednesday 19/02/20. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Please see the gov.uk website for up to date river levels. Our Incident Room is open and we are monitoring the situation closely. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 11:50
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper River Derwent remains in force. The current river level at Howe Bridge is 4.2m. River levels are falling slowly and are forecast to continue falling through Tuesday, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 03:13
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper River Derwent remains in force. The current river level at Howe Bridge is 4.3m. River levels are falling and are forecast to continue falling overnight and into Tuesday, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:01
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper River Derwent remains in force. The current river level at Howe Bridge is 4.4m, on Monday 17/02/2020, however river levels are now falling. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.5m and forecast to remain high during Monday 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 02:28
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.6m and forecast to remain high overnight and into Monday, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:38
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding on Sunday 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.5m. Levels will remain high overnight into Monday 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:35
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding on Sunday 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Mowthorpe Weir Head is currently 43.2m. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 23:01
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the upper River Derwent due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels remain high but have started to fall very slowly. Levels are expected to continue falling this evening. Further rain is expected but not likely to be significant in the next 24 hours. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses . We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:07
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the upper River Derwent due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels remain high but have started to fall very slowly. Levels are expected to continue falling this evening. Further rain is expected but not likely to be significant in the next 24 hours. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses . We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 07:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the upper River Derwent due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels remain high but further rain is not expected to be significant. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses . We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 23:24
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels remain high in the River Derwent Catchment. No further significant rainfall is expected. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 14:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued for the Upper River Derwent due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. There will be widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds throughout Sunday 09/02/2020. River levels are rising at Mowthorpe Weir Head and are expected to be high along most of the River Derwent Catchment during Sunday. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 21:06
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in the upper Derwent catchment in response to recent rainfall. Levels have now peaked on the River Rye at Howe Bridge, and on the River Derwent at Malton and are beginning to fall slowly. Levels further down the Derwent catchment remain steady but are forecast to begin falling overnight into Sunday 01/12/2019. Flooding of low lying land and roads remains possible but conditions are improving with no further significant rainfall forecast over the coming days. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. We will update this message on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 12:04
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in the upper Derwent catchment in response to recent rainfall. Levels have now peaked on the River Rye at Howe Bridge, and on the River Derwent at Malton, and are expected to fall slowly on Saturday afternoon, 30/11/2019. Flooding of low lying land and roads remains possible but conditions are improving with no further significant rainfall forecast over the coming days. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 04:04
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in the upper Derwent catchment in response to recent rainfall. Levels on the River Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head have fallen. Levels at Howe Bridge remain high but are forecast to fall slowly through Saturday 30/11/2019. Levels at Malton are rising slowly and are expected to peak around 3.5m overnight, before falling slowly on Saturday afternoon. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains possible. No significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. The Environment Agency have closed floodgates in Malton. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 19:34
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in the upper Derwent catchment in response to recent rainfall. Levels on the River Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head have fallen. Levels at Howe Bridge will remain high overnight and should start falling on Saturday morning 30/11/2019. Levels at Malton are rising slowly and are expected to peak around 3.5m overnight. Levels at Malton are forecast to fall slowly on Saturday afternoon. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains possible. No significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. The Environment Agency have closed floodgates in Malton. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 12:15
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels remain high in the upper Derwent catchment in response to recent rainfall. Levels on the River Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head are now falling and levels at Howe Bridge are peaking. Levels at Malton are expected to continue to rise steadily before peaking later on Friday afternoon, 29/11/19. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains possible. No significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days which should allow levels to drop. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. The Environment Agency have closed floodgates in Malton. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 05:24
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This message has been updated with new situational information. River levels have risen in the upper Derwent catchment around Mowthorpe Weir Head but are now falling. River levels have also risen this evening around Howe Bridge and Malton, and are expected to continue to rise steadily overnight into Friday 29/11/19. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. The Environment Agency are closing floodgates in Malton. We will update this message in 8hrs. or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 21:07
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This message has been updated with new situational information. River levels have risen in the upper Derwent catchment around Mowthorpe Weir Head earlier today, Thursday 28/11/19, but are now falling. River levels have also risen this evening around Howe Bridge and Malton, and are expected to continue to rise steadily overnight into Friday 29/11/19. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. The Environment Agency are closing floodgates in Malton. We will update this message by 9am on Friday 29/11/19, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 16:15
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen in the upper Derwent catchment, particularly around Mowthorpe Weir Head, in response to recent rainfall. We expect river levels downstream at Howe Bridge and Malton to continue rising slowly throughout Thursday, 28/11/19. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads is possible. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 07:18
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
River levels have risen in the upper Derwent catchment, particularly around Mowthorpe Weir Head, in response to recent rainfall. We expect river levels downstream at Howe Bridge and Malton to start rising slowly throughout Thursday, 28/11/19. Further rain is forecast today and is expected to keep levels high. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads is possible. Please avoid using low lying land and riverside footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. We will update this message in 8hrs, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 21:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent remain high in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. We will update this message on Wednesday morning, 27.11.2019 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 17:31
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 09:44
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 18:49
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning 26th November, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 10:48
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. No further significant rain is expected for the next 24 hours but levels are likely to remain elevated. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 18:42
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. No further significant rain is expected for the next 24 hours but levels are likely to remain elevated. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Monday morning 25/11/19, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 08:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to recent rainfall. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. No further significant rain is expected for the next 2 days but levels are likely to remain elevated. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 00:19
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this.  Further rain has fallen and levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to this rain. Further light rain is forecast for Saturday evening 23/11/19 but no further significant rain is expected on Sunday 24/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 18:25
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Further rain has fallen and levels on the River Derwent are forecast to rise slowly in response to this rain. Further light rain is forecast for Saturday evening 23/11/19 but no further significant rain is expected on Sunday 24/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 09:46
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force. Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton is now working but we are keeping the contingency measures in place for the time being. We will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Saturday afternoon 23/11/19, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 19:14
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to operational concerns at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site working on the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Saturday morning 23/11/19, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 09:39
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to operational concerns at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site working on the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this.  Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Friday afternoon 22/11/19, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 15:15
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to continuing operational issues at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site working on the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Thursday afternoon 21/11/19 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 09:52
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to continuing operational issues at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site working on the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Thursday afternoon 21/11/19 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 21:27
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force as a precautionary measure due to earlier operational issues at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have a contingency plan in operation should any further issues occur. We have additional pumps on site and may need to maintain local road closures to facilitate pumping. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message on Thursday morning 21/11/19 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 16:39
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to operational issues at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site inspecting the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation in the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 10:40
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to operational issues at Mill Beck Pumping Station in Norton. We have operational staff on site inspecting the pumping station and have a contingency plan in operation. We are operating additional pumps on site and will need to maintain local road closures to facilitate this. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 16:58
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge and Malton, caused by persistent rain over the last week. River levels will continue to fall overnight into Wednesday, 20/11/2019. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message on Wednesday morning, 20/11/2019, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 07:41
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge and Malton caused by persistent rain over the last week. River levels are expected to remain high on Tuesday, but will fall slowly today, 19/11/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 23:04
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. River levels are expected to remain high overnight into Tuesday, 19/11/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 15:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. River levels are expected to remain high throughout today, 18/11/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 07:28
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. River levels are expected to remain high throughout today, 18/11/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 21:21
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high into Monday (18/11/2019). Further showers are possible through Sunday and into early Monday morning, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message on Monday morning, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 14:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high during Sunday, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through Sunday and into early Monday morning, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 06:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high during Sunday, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through Sunday and into early Monday morning, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 21:31
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high overnight into Sunday, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through the weekend, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 15:52
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high overnight into Sunday, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through the weekend, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:14
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high through today, 16/11/19, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through Saturday, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 04:42
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain over the last week. We expect to see levels remain high through Saturday, 16/11/19, although no further rise is expected. Further showers are possible through Saturday, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message on Saturday afternoon, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 20:26
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
We are issuing the flood alert for the Upper River Derwent due to high river levels at Howe Bridge caused by persistent rain last week. We expect to see levels remain high through the night and into Saturday. Further showers are possible through Friday night, but are not expected to cause any significant impact. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message on Friday evening, or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 11:00
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last several days. Rain has continued to fall into Friday 08/11/19, which is expected to keep levels high during Friday and into the weekend. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the rainfall forecast and groundwater levels from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 02:30
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last several days. Rain is forecast to continue during Thursday night and into Friday 08/11/2019, which is expected to keep levels high. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the rainfall forecast and groundwater levels from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 18:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last several days. Levels are currently slowly falling but rain is forecast to continue during Thursday night and into Friday 08/11/2019, which is expected to keep levels high. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the rainfall forecast and groundwater levels from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 12:28
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last several days, with heavy rainfall forecast during Thursday 07/11/2019 and Friday 08/11/2019. Levels here are expected to stay high during Thursday and Friday. We expect to see a river response in the upper catchments on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday morning, and therefore we expect river levels to increase. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by 8pm on Thursday 07/11/2019 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 20:40
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last few days. Levels here are expected to stay high into Thursday 07/11/2019. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Thursday morning or as the situation changes. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday and Friday and we expect to see a river response in the upper catchments on Thursday afternoon. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 12:06
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last few days. Levels here are expected to stay high through Wednesday 06/11/2019. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Wednesday evening or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2019 20:56
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last few days. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Wednesday morning or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2019 16:40
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last few days. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2019 10:23
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain over the last few days. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 21:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Tuesday morning or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 16:35
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message before 9pm or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 08:36
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 21:40
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Monday morning or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 17:15
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert is now in force due to high river levels around Howe Bridge and Malton and Norton caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and avoid driving through any floodwater. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 08:56
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert is now in force due to high river levels at Mowthorpe Weir Head caused by persistent rain through Saturday and overnight into Sunday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 12:25
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4m and forecast to remain high throughout Tuesday 29/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 04:37
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.07m and forecast to remain high throughout Tuesday 29/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 20:10
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.2m and forecast to remain high throughout Monday night and into Sunday, 29/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 11:48
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.3m and forecast to remain high throughout Monday, 28/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by 9pm on Monday or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 04:31
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.3m and forecast to remain high throughout Monday, 28/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by midday on Monday or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 20:53
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.4m and forecast to remain high throughout Monday, 28/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 12:48
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to levels on the Derwent remaining high at Howe Bridge. The level at Howe Bridge is currently 4.4m and forecast to remain high through Sunday. River levels on the Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head are falling steadily to within normal range. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by 9pm on Sunday 27.10.19 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 04:46
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains following recent heavy rainfall. River levels on the Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head are falling steadily to within normal range. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by 1pm on Sunday 27.10.19 or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 20:33
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to continued high levels on the River Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head and Howe Bridge. River levels will remain high overnight (26/10/2019). This is due to recent persistent rainfall upstream. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 12:39
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
We are issuing this flood alert due to high levels on the River Derwent at Mowthorpe Weir Head. River levels are high due to persistent rain through Friday night and Saturday morning. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 16:03
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued as a result of rainfall overnight on 06/10/2019 which has caused levels on the Upper River Derwent to rise. The current level at Mowthorpe Weir Head is 42.9m. Levels are expected to remain high overnight into Monday. Levels elsewhere on the River Derwent and its tributaries are not currently of concern. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible during Sunday and into Monday around Mowthorpe Weir Head. Further rain is forecast over the next few days, which we continue to monitor. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 11:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. The current river level of the Derwent in Malton is 3.65m, we expect the Derwent levels to continue to fall slowly throughout Saturday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. Levels have fallen slightly but will remain high into Saturday. Some unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 14:06
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further rise in levels are anticipated but they will continue to remain high throughout today. Dry and settled weather will continue today but unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 09:59
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further rise in levels are anticipated but they will continue to remain high throughout Friday. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 03:13
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further rise in levels are anticipated but they will continue to remain high throughout Friday. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 17:39
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further rise in levels are anticipated but they will continue to remain high throughout Thursday. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through until Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 08:46
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further significant rainfall is expected on Thursday 5th April but levels will remain high into the weekend. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 01:43
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. No further significant rainfall is expected on Thursday 5th April but levels will remain high into the weekend . . Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 18:23
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. The level on the River Rye at Howe Bridge at the time of this message update is 4.34m and the River Derwent at Malton is currently 4.03m. Levels are forecast to remain at or around these levels on Wednesday evening. Further localised showers are forecast today. We do not expect to see a significant response as a result of this but levels are likely to be kept high into Thursday. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:54
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. The level on the River Rye at Howe Bridge is currently 4.38m and the river Derwent at Malton is currently 4.03m and will remain high during Wednesday. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 03:30
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. Levels will remain high during Wednesday. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:32
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to river levels on the River Rye at Howe Bridge and the River Derwent at Malton. Levels will remain high during Wednesday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 13:03
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Derwent around Mowthorpe Weir Head and the River Rye at Howe Bridge. Levels will remain high throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. No further significant rainfall is expected during Tuesday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 03:48
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Derwent around Mowthorpe Weir Head and the River Rye at Howe Bridge. Levels will remain high throughout Tuesday and may rise slowly during the day. No further significant rainfall is expected. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:44
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This alert has been issued as result of rising levels on the River Derwent around Mowthorpe Weir Head and the River Rye at Howe Bridge. Levels around Malton are expected to reach around 3.3m overnight. Levels at Howe Bridge are expected to reach between 4m to 4.2m overnight. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 16:16
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert remains in force in response to recent persistent rainfall across the catchment. Levels on the upper River Derwent at Mowthorpe have now peaked. Levels downstream at Malton are expected to rise slowly to above 3m late on Friday then will remain high into the weekend. Further outbreaks of rain and snow showers are forecast for the next 24hrs. As the catchment gets saturated this may cause some further flooding of low lying land, roads and fields. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 11:41
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to recent persistent rainfall across the catchment. Levels on the upper River Derwent at Mowthorpe have risen to 42.9mAOD and are expected to remain elevated today. Levels at Malton are currently below 3m but can be expected to start to rise slowly later on Friday then remaining high into the weekend. Further outbreaks of rain and snow showers are forecast for the next 24hrs. As the catchment gets saturated this may cause flooding of low lying land, roads and fields. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Sep 2017 17:53
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising levels on the Upper River Derwent, in response to recent rainfall and heavy showers. Levels are expected to remain high into the evening and overnight. We are not expecting the river to each flood warning levels. For a detailed weather forecast please see the Met Office website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2017 09:13
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising river levels in response to heavy overnight rainfall. We expect that river levels will remain high throughout today. The local area of concern is Mowthorpe weir head. We are closely monitoring river levels and will update this message as necessary. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. River levels can be viewed on our website. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area visit www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Jun 2017 10:12
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert for the Upper Derwent remains in force. Levels in the River Derwent are rising slowly in response to recent rainfall, and are expected to continue rising during Thursday as rain continues. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jun 2017 19:57
River Derwent, Sea Cut, River Hertford, Burniston Beck
The flood alert has been issued for the Upper River Derwent due to levels at Howe Bridge. Levels in the River Derwent are rising slowly in response to recent rainfall, and are expected to continue rising into Thursday. Rainfall on Thursday may cause further rises. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.